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Beverly Hills resident Mendel Tevel pleads guilty in Brooklyn to sex abuse charges

Mendel Tevel, who was arrested in Beverly Hills in Oct. 2013 and then extradited to Brooklyn on charges of sexual abuse stemming from an Apr. 2007 incident, pleaded guilty in a New York courtroom before Judge Elizabeth Foley on Apr. 24 to two counts of criminal sexual acts in the third degree. He faces up to four years in prison.

Palestinian court dismisses corruption case against Mohammed Dahlan

A Palestinian court recently dismissed a high-profile corruption case against exiled Gazan strongman Mohammed Dahlan, in a move that could open the door for his return to the West Bank, and a bid for succession to Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas.

Baltimore begins clean-up after riot over police-custody death

Baltimore residents on Tuesday began to clear the wreckage of rioting and fires that erupted after the funeral of a 25-year-old black man who died in police custody, while the city\’s mayor defended local law enforcement\’s light initial response.

Nepal: How you can help

Jews in Israel and abroad are responding to the 7.8-magnitude earthquake that struck Nepal on April 25 —resulting in the death of more than 4,000 Nepalese people — through action and financial campaigns.

Four Israelis saved from Mount Everest

An Israeli rescue team saved four Israelis from Mount Everest, where they had been trapped by the earthquake that has devastated Nepal.

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